Sucker Punch: Everything We Know
"It’s Alice In Wonderland with machine guns…"
The above quote has long been the film’s unofficial tagline, but what can we actually expect in terms of the plot? Well, in brief, the film will follow a young girl known as Baby Doll, who is committed to an insane asylum by her abusive stepfather.
Reasoning that if he puts her away, she won’t be able to reveal his abuse, the stepfather arranges for Baby Doll to be lobotomised, a procedure that is set to happen five days after she arrives in the facility.
Naturally, Baby Doll will do anything in her power to avoid that happening, delving into the world of fantasy to aid her (and her fellow inmates’) escape…
“One of the procedural parts of the movie is that when one of the girls fantasizes, their adventure parallels a little adventure they’re doing in reality,” says Snyder.
“For instance, they need to steal a lighter from a dude that has a dragon etched on it. That’s what they’re really doing, (but in) Baby Doll’s version of it, they go to another world and fight a dragon. And that’s what you see.”